Meg Biallas Senior Director

Meg Biallas serves as the Senior Director of Digital Communications. In this capacity, she spearheads digital strategy and online presence at First Focus. Bringing six years of nonprofit digital advocacy experience, Ms. Biallas is passionate about reforms that gives all kids a fair shot at life.

Ms. Biallas previously led digital strategy at RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), which operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline. During her time at RAINN, she contributed to significant social media growth and email strategy, and handled marketing for the launch of the organization's Spanish-language hotline services. Prior to RAINN, Ms. Biallas served on the communications team for the Council for a Strong America, a children's advocacy organization in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Biallas hails from the Chicago suburbs, and is a graduate of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She has double B.A. in Journalism and Video Production

Resources by Meg Biallas


Vice President of Communications

| January 18, 2017 |

About Our Work First Focus is a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to making children and families the priority in federal policy and budget decisions. Since


Communications Intern, Summer

| January 18, 2017 |

Communications Internship Summer Semester Deadline: March 31 The Communications Intern works with the communications team to support communications efforts related to our federal policy agenda. College students with


Opioid Epidemic Leads to Foster Care Crisis in Many States

| December 28, 2016 |

RT 12/28/16 Across the United States, the opioid epidemic isn’t just affecting addicts. It’s hurting their children, who are going into an increasingly beleaguered


Left Behind: Trump’s Immigration Plans Could Spur Uptick in Foster Care Numbers

| December 19, 2016 |

Chronicle of Social Change 12/19/16 By Beth Cortez-Neavel President-elect Donald Trump made clear in a recent interview that he plans to deport between two and three million


This #GivingTuesday, Think Like a Child

| November 29, 2016 |

Consider the state of America’s children: The U.S. government spends less than 8% of its budget on children. Five million children risk losing a


Calling All Champions for Children: Now Is the Time to Act!

| November 16, 2016 |

As we enter a new year, and a new Administration, it is more important than ever to protect the health, safety and well-being of


Will We Get a Pro-Kid Presidency?

| November 8, 2016 |

Many have been waiting for November 8th with bated breath – who will be our next president? What will it mean for our nation’s


Interest on National Debt Projected to Outpace Funding for Kids, New Report Shows

| September 20, 2016 |

For Immediate Release: September 20, 2016 Contact: Meg Biallas, (202) 657-0664 Washington – A report released today by the nonprofit research organization Urban Institute


Tell Capitol Hill to Stop Poisoning Our Kids with #NoMoreLead

| September 9, 2016 |

We know what needs to be done for our kids: lead poisoning must end. Several proposals before Congress have been introduced to address the


#StopTheRaids Chat Recap

| September 9, 2016 |

On September 8, 2016, educators, community leaders and child advocates joined a Twitter discussion on ways educators can support children impacted by the immigration raids. #StopTheRaids.